- August 14, 2023
Mason’s Honors College and Early Identification Program (EIP) promote access to inclusive excellence. EIP serves first-gen high school students and offers programming such as the College Application Coaches program. EIP alumni entering the Honors College are awarded full tuition scholarships. The partnership strengthens EIP’s mission of educating the whole student and advances the Honors College’s commitment to increasing access to transformative academic, civic, and professional experiences.
- Kristen Alleyne Leverages Mason Resources and Determination to be named a CDC Undergraduate Public Health ScholarJuly 17, 2023
Kristen Alleyne, a senior at George Mason University, has been named a 2023 Public Health Scholar through the John R. Lewis CDC Undergraduate Public Health Scholars program. She will join a cohort at UCLA to gain hands-on experience in public health. Alleyne is also involved in various student organizations on campus, including the Caribbean Student Association and Patriots for Health Assistance. The Office of Fellowships helped her with the application process.
- May 15, 2023
Sisc Johnson, a George Mason University School of Art student and staff member, will be the first in her family to graduate from college this May.
- January 11, 2023
In the Feather Identification Lab at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, Mason alum Carla Dove identifies the specific birds involved in collisions, with samples coming to her from various branches of the U.S. military, commercial airlines, and more
- December 9, 2022
A double major and member of the Honors College, Juan Escalera came to Mason as an alumnus of the university’s Early Identification Program.
- November 1, 2022
Mason’s first-generation students are no strangers to overcoming bias or barriers to attend college. Their remarkable tenacity keeps them striving for more.
- October 12, 2022
Mason psychology doctoral student Rafael Esaú Hernández Dubon thrives in his work as a bilingual student clinician. With the support of a Graduate Inclusion and Access (GIA) Scholarship, he is able to work in the Latinx community while pursuing his graduate studies.
- September 15, 2022
Sophia Ramirez participated in Mason’s Early Identification Program. Now she is a University Scholar in the Honors College, majoring in history.
- August 16, 2022
Mason incoming freshmen Jacie Hernandez, Linh Vu, and Neyda Gonzalez spent six weeks on campus this summer as a part of the Student Transition Empowerment Program (STEP)
- July 20, 2022
The First-Gen+ Center’s mission is to support students who are historically underrepresented in higher education and their allies, while specifically focusing on students who identify as first-generation, who identify as undocumented, have refugee status, or belong to families with limited income.